Expanding understanding: computer science student shares benefits of undergraduate research
Miles Farmer came to Mizzou Engineering to take advantage of opportunities and tailor his degree to his long-term goals. Now, a sophomore computer science and math major, he’s already conducting undergraduate research and thinking about graduate school.
A New Way to Visualize Mountains of Biological Data
A team of engineers and scientists from the University of Missouri and the Ohio State University have created a new way to analyze data from single-cell RNA-sequencing by using a computer method called “machine learning.”
Computer Science Student Selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Roland Oruche, a second-year PhD student in computer science has been selected to receive a 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.
No More Red Lights? Proposed System for Self-Driving Cars Eliminates Need to Stop
Imagine getting through your evening commute safely and seamlessly without ever having to wait at a red light or stop sign. That’s what one research team at Mizzou Engineering is studying in anticipation of roadways filled with self-driving cars.
Computer Science Student Takes First at IEEE Competition
Chenxi Zhao, a Mizzou Engineering graduate student, took first place in his category at an IEEE competition held virtually this past weekend. The IEEE St. Louis student presentations competition is under the umbrella of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the largest technical professional organization in the world.
Mapping the Cities of the World One Building at a Time from Space
A group of four computer science PhD students in the Computational Imaging and VisAnalysis Lab at Mizzou Engineering took the top spot in the graduate student category at the 24th Conference on Neural and Information Processing Systems SpaceNet 7 competition.
From Mizzou to Mars: Engineering Alumnus Works on Mars Ascent Vehicle
A Mizzou Engineer’s digital fingerprints will be on the Mars Ascent Vehicle when it makes its historic voyage to the Red Planet in 2026. Christopher Whetsel ’19, works at NASA and has been involved in the program both on the software engineering and project management side.
Oruche Receives Stipend from Koerner Family Foundation
A Mizzou Engineering student has received a $10,000 supplemental stipend from the Koerner Family Foundation. And for Roland Oruche, the funding could not have come at a better time.
Two Engineering Students Earn Scholarships from Campus Dining Services
Two Mizzou Engineering students were among 13 students awarded scholarships from Campus Dining Services on Dec. 18.
Mizzou Engineers, USGS Create Tool to Test Oil in Water
Those responding to oil spills could soon have an easier way to determine the environmental impacts. A Mizzou Engineer is helping develop a tool to analyze water samples and measure oil levels using a smart phone. Dong Xu, Shumaker Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, is working on the project with the U.S. Geological Survey.